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    Bengaluru court sends former JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna to 14 days judicial custody

    The Hawk
    June10/ 2024
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    Revanna, accused in an obscene video case, was arrested from Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. He is facing SIT investigation over allegations of sexual harassment and criminal intimidation.

    Prajwal Revanna

    Bengaluru: Former JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by the 42nd Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Court on Monday.
    Prajwal Revanna, who is accused in the obscene video case, was arrested from the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru after his return to the country.
    The court on May 31 remanded him to SIT custody till June 6 and later extended it till June 10.
    On June 1, the SIT team at the Holenarasipura residence of Bhavani Revanna, the mother of suspended JD(S) leader Prajwal Revanna, for questioning.
    Bhavani is accused in the kidnapping case registered under IPC sections 64(A), 365, 109, 120(B).
    Her husband, HD Revanna, was arrested earlier in connection with the kidnapping case on April 29 and granted conditional bail by a special court for people's representatives.

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    The case, registered on April 28 at the Holenarasipura town police station, involves allegations of sexual assault by Revanna and his son, Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna, against their house help.
    Prajwal Revanna had returned to India from Germany nearly a month after leaving the country supposedly on the night of April 26 after several obscene videos allegedly involving him surfaced on social media platforms.
    Revanna is facing a probe by the SIT over allegations of sexual harassment and criminal intimidation following a complaint by a woman who worked as a domestic help at his house.